Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2021
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jun 08, 2021
ordered to third reading cal.1616
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 06, 2021
referred to elections
Senate Bill S600
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S600 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S600 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S600 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the state board of elections to develop a program to be administered by all boards of elections to notify voters of certain information where their area has been redistricted PURPOSE: This bill ensures that, following redistricting, citizens are informed that their district may have undergone changes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 3-102 of the election law by adding a new subdivision I6-b that instructs the state board of elections to require local boards of elections to develop a program to notify voters that their election districts may have changed.
2021-S600 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 600 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the state board of elections to develop a program to be administered by all boards of elections to notify voters of certain information where their area has been redistricted THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3-102 of the election law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16-b to read as follows: 16-B. DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY ALL BOARDS OF ELECTIONS TO NOTIFY VOTERS THAT THEIR DISTRICTS MAY HAVE CHANGED DUE TO REDIS- TRICTING. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO MAILINGS, ONLINE, TELEPHONE OR OTHER RESOURCES TO ASSIST VOTERS IN DETERMINING POTENTIAL REPRESENTATIVES FOR THEIR DISTRICT PRIOR TO AN ELECTION; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. The state board of elections shall amend or promulgate pertinent rules and regulations as necessary to implement the provisions of this act. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00344-01-1
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